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Watters (M.): Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair

Watters (M.): Mechanical and Quartz Watch Repair
NEW. 160 pages, 180 figures, 1999. After a chapter on tools and techniques the author explains how to clean a typical lever watch, the overhaul of a chronograph and discusses the working of various escapements and the use of the timing machine. A chapter on basic electricity and magnetism is followed by chapters on quartz watch repair, liquid crystal displays servicing a 5 motor chronograph and the Seiko Kinetic. With dust jacket. (Ref: N504)

Price: 19.95
Watters (M.): The Clock Repairer's Manual

Watters (M.): The Clock Repairer's Manual
NEW. 176 pages, 219 figs., 1st edition, reprinted 2008. A good guide for the serious beginner with information on using the lathe, chiming work, platform escapements and much more. With dust jacket. (Ref: N1921)

Price: 19.99
Whiten (A.J.): Repairing Old Clocks & Watches

Whiten (A.J.): Repairing Old Clocks & Watches
NEW. 280 pages, 274 figures, reprinted 2014. This book, written by a serious amateur restorer for other amateurs, is a sympathetic guide which will stimulate and inspire; the author has learnt from experience, you can learn from him. With dust jacket. (Ref: N507)

Price: 20.00
Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide

Wild (J.M.): Wheel and Pinion Cutting in Horology - a Historical and Practical Guide
NEW. 253 pages, 555 photographs, reprinted 2021. The author wrote a small paperback, now out of print, on this subject many years ago which was very useful. This is a new much larger work of use to all those who restore clocks. The practical sections include the theory of gearing, making cutters, cutting wheels and pinions, crossing out wheels, mounting wheels on arbors as well as information on replacing and finishing worn pivots. With dust jacket. (Ref: N325)

Price: 29.95
Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide

Wiles (M.W.): Maintaining and Repairing Mechanical Watches - A Practical Guide
NEW. 208 pages, 242 colour photographs, 42 diagrams, reprinted 2022. A book written by an experienced watch repairer aimed at the novice as well as those with more experience. Full of advice and tips it has excellent step-by-step photographs with accompanying text, demonstrating how to maintain a mechanical watch and how to identify problems and correct them. The book covers a whole range of subjects from the simple task of replacing straps to fitting a mainspring and understanding the more complicated workings of the escapement. With dust jacket. (Ref: N4000)

Price: 25.00

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